HDB Financial Services Q1 net profit nosedives on Covid-19 impact

HDB Financial Services Ltd (HDBFSL’s), subsidiary of HDFC Bank, posted a sharp drop (43.9 per cent) in net profit at Rs 130.6 crore in the first quarter ended June 2021 (Q1FY22) from Rs 232.7 crore a year ago. The second wave of Covid-19 hit the business volumes and collections in Q1FY22. HDBFSL’s net income in … Read more

RBI appoints external firm to audit HDFC Bank’s IT infrastructure

HDFC Bank on Tuesday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed an external IT firm for carrying out a special audit of its IT infrastructure in the aftermath of repeated service outages at the country’s largest private sector lender over the past two years. “RBI has appointed an external professional IT firm for … Read more

Flurry of senior-level exits at HDFC Bank points to likely revamp

Since March, the bank has seen the exits of Abhay Aima, group head of private banking; Ashok Khanna, group head of secured vehicle loans; and Munish Mittal, chief information officer—all HDFC Bank veterans and close aides of its long-time managing director Aditya Puri. People aware of the matter have pointed to an expected top management … Read more

HDFC Bank probes lending practices at vehicle unit

HDFC Bank Ltd has conducted a probe into allegations of improper lending practices and conflicts of interests in its vehicle-financing operation involving the unit’s former head, according to people familiar with the matter. India’s most valuable lender by market capitalization decided against proceeding with an earlier proposal to extend the employment of Ashok Khanna, an … Read more

Three private banks pare stake in Yes Bank within 14 days of investing

Mumbai: After mounting an effort to rescue Yes Bank last month, three private sector lenders have already sold part of their stakes between 17 March and 31 March, showed shareholding data from BSE. The highest number of shares were sold by Federal Bank at 5.86 crore, followed by Kotak Mahindra Bank at 4.72 crore and … Read more

HDFC pitches for one-time loan recast for realty projects

Mumbai: Ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget 2020-21, largest pure play home financier HDFC on Tuesday pitched for a one-time loan recast for realty projects. Its Chairman Deepak Parekh said lenders are not able to write new loans for projects because a new borrowing by an entity which is already a non performing … Read more